Future of Mobiles in 2013

If you are a developer wondering where trends are heading or a customer waiting to upgrade your Smartphone to see what is the latest design, it pays to know the trends for mobile this year. This is what experts predict that by the year 2013 with the motive.

More and More Apps

Do not expect the trend to stop applications in the short term. According to research conducted by experts, trends are moving away from the PC for more than one implementation approach. Companies continue to follow this trend and application design for customers and developers to design new applications for fun and support for users of focus.

More Connection with Other Devices

Users expect the transition from mobile phone to PC to be perfect, just like what the Kindle Whispersync offers. Readers can read on one device and pick up at the same place on another device.

Battles Between the Brands

Reputable companies continue to counter each new version with something bigger and better than its previous. At present, the main competitors of Apple and Samsung. This means that even more devices with more features, to motivate him to change.

More Flexibility

You may have seen the demonstrations but thought that it will never become real, but you can bet that the flexible Smartphone on the way to the consumer. It will be lighter and more durable. This technology is mastered by Samsung, nowadays Nokia also catches up. As more companies enter the contest, probably the first anywhere in the market in 2013.

Better Cameras

Not only in the more megapixels, already seeing improvements, but in advanced technology. So you see something in camera phones you have in the revolutionary Lytro camera. Along with that, you can get more options for 3D photos and video.

One thing is certain, as the technology advances to other teams, but also affects what you get with a Smartphone. 2013 an exciting year for the next purchase.

IE10 Finally Coming to Windows 7

"Friends let friends use Internet Explorer" is a popular expression in the world meme, but that may change when Microsoft finally released Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7. Although the beta version (Internet Explorer 10 Preview Windows 7) was introduced in November last year, the latest version has not yet seen the light of day. However, Microsoft has recently sent private emails to select testers, Microsoft asking them to notify in case of problems with the previous version.

The message also says that you cannot announce the date for the launch of the latest generation, but the testers selected to hurry in case you have something to report. This means that the product is in the final stage and will be released soon.

In a highly competitive and saturated market a bit, where the likes of Chrome, Firefox and Safari are always competing for a larger market share, Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 provides a much-needed edge.

The IE10 is already included with Windows 8 and Windows RT, but not join to Windows 7. Initially a test generation is introduced to users in 2011, and then constructs a proof of the improvement was introduced in 2012. Judging by the email, the final build here any time during the coming months. However, these are speculations.

Because Internet Explorer is already fully operational in Windows 8, the delay in the launch of Windows 7 due to the difference between the technologies used both in Windows. Windows 7 require some updated API to transfer from Windows 8 before it can support Internet Explorer 10. Two of these APIs (Direct2D API accelerated graphics and text DirectWrite APIs) are still in beta and should be available in the latest versions of IE10 is released.

We will keep you posted as more news to come, for now the final version is expected within a few months.

Microsoft Security Essentials: AV Certification Test Fails

Microsoft Security Essentials has failed to obtain certification from AV-Test - the independent German institute best known for evaluating the effectiveness of antivirus software.

In November and December 2012, a team of AV-Test continually evaluated 25 security products for home users who have their default values​​. The evaluation focuses on the three main areas of usability, protection and repair.

The evaluation of AV-Test, which aims to directly detect the latest malware to analyze and inform clients of the obtained results showed that the free offer from Microsoft does not adequately protect against malware attacks '0 days'. In this category, Microsoft Security Essentials scored an average of 71% in November, compared to industry average of 92%.

The AV-Test report said: "We always have the most recent version available to the public of all products used in the test should get whenever you in-the-cloud services We focus on .. Realistic test scenarios and the products challenged against real-world threats. "

Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC or small businesses, helping to protect against viruses, spyware and other malicious software.

Below Industry Average

The new research had the potential use of all components and protection layers to show.
Although Microsoft beats the industry average of 12 percent for "malicious removal of other components and restore critical system changes", the popular antivirus software found in other categories.

From 215,999 samples for the "detection of a representative set of malware discovered in the last two or three months category, the industry standard was 97 percent. Microsoft declined to less than the 90 percent in December and 92 percent in November.

Microsoft Hits Back

Joe Blackbird , Microsoft Malware Protection Center Program Manager,  said the company conducted a "thorough investigation" of the results, if the results warrant. He also emphasized how difficult it is for independent testing organizations to design anti-malware tests that are "consistent with real-world conditions that customers live in '.

After the results of AV-Test Microsoft used a retrospective analysis to see if one of your customers in finding one of the missing files were found in the test.

Blackbird  said "The results show that 0.0033 percent of our Microsoft Security Essentials and Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection clients were affected by undetected malware samples during testing. Addition, 94 percent of the malware samples not during testing did not affect our customers".